Vernalis sentence example
- An early flowering species, Adonis vernalis, with large bright yellow flowers, is well worthy of cultivation.
- Other, but closely allied species, occur on the Atlantic coasts of North America, all surpassing the European species in importance as food-fishes and economic value, viz., the American shad (Clupea sapidissima), the gaspereau or ale-wife (C. mattowocca or vernalis), and the menhaden (C. menhaden).
- A. vernalis (Ox-eye) is a handsome alpine herb, forming dense tufts 8 inches to 15 inches high, of finely-divided leaves in whorls along the stems, blooming in spring, with large, yellow, Anemone-like flowers, 3 inches in diameter.
- Of A. vernalis there are several varieties, the chief being A. v. sibirica, which differs in having larger flowers.